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City of Hope offers exceptional career and educational opportunities for researchers and scientists with the tenacity, aggressiveness and intellectual curiosity to pursue new and smarter ways to fight cancer and other life-threatening diseases.
 
As one of the nation’s top-ranked Comprehensive Cancer Centers, City of Hope attracts some of the most renowned investigative thinkers of our time – individuals who choose to work in an independent institution acclaimed for both its pioneering research and its highly collaborative environment.
 
To learn more about the rewarding opportunities available at City of Hope, please click on the links below.
 
Beckman Research Institute
One of the country’s premier biomedical research centers, City of Hope’s Beckman Research Institute offers exciting and challenging positions from entry-level to accomplished researchers, postdoctoral fellows and faculty members.
 
Medical Center
City of Hope’s medical center provides clinical researchers of all levels, as well as postdoctoral fellows and faculty members, the opportunity to explore new treatments that can impact the lives of people everywhere.
 
Other Sciences and Programs
 
Center for Biomedicine & Genetics (CBG)
A nationally renowned, technologically advanced manufacturing facility specializing in the rapid production of pharmaceutical-grade materials, the CBG fosters collaborations with other institutions and biopharmaceutical companies to develop and test promising new therapeutics.
 
Research Shared Services
Supporting both clinical and basic medical research, City of Hope’s Shared Resources Program offers investigators state-of-the-art services, from access to some of the world’s most advanced scientific and imaging technologies to the guidance of highly experienced administrative staff.
 
Graduate and Professional Education
 
Irell & Manella Graduate School of Biological Sciencesof City of Hope
With leading researchers serving as teachers and mentors, City of Hope’sIrell & Manella Graduate School of Biological Sciences offers a unique training ground for the next generation of scientists.
 
A select group of high school and university students spend 10 weeks conducting original biomedical research at City of Hope.
 
The Lee Graff Library provides a far-ranging catalog of scientific and biomedical journals and online databases, as well as a wide array of additional information and research services.
 
For the newly-minted Ph.D., choosing a postdoctoral position is a critical step in the career path of the serious researcher. Becoming a postdoctoral fellow at City of Hope offers the opportunity for intensive study with a mentor who will help you define your research focus, author important publications, and provide valuable guidance charting a career in academia or industry. The Postdoctoral Training Office (PTO)acts as liaison between postdoctoral fellows and faculty, administers benefits and support programs, and offerscareer counseling.
 
Fellowships and Residencies
Recognized worldwide for its innovative approaches to advancing science, City of Hope offers a number of hands-on fellowships and residencies in an array of areas, from cancer genetics and bone marrow transplantation to surgical oncology and molecular epidemiology.

Science & Research Careers

Science & Research Careers

City of Hope offers exceptional career and educational opportunities for researchers and scientists with the tenacity, aggressiveness and intellectual curiosity to pursue new and smarter ways to fight cancer and other life-threatening diseases.
 
As one of the nation’s top-ranked Comprehensive Cancer Centers, City of Hope attracts some of the most renowned investigative thinkers of our time – individuals who choose to work in an independent institution acclaimed for both its pioneering research and its highly collaborative environment.
 
To learn more about the rewarding opportunities available at City of Hope, please click on the links below.
 
Beckman Research Institute
One of the country’s premier biomedical research centers, City of Hope’s Beckman Research Institute offers exciting and challenging positions from entry-level to accomplished researchers, postdoctoral fellows and faculty members.
 
Medical Center
City of Hope’s medical center provides clinical researchers of all levels, as well as postdoctoral fellows and faculty members, the opportunity to explore new treatments that can impact the lives of people everywhere.
 
Other Sciences and Programs
 
Center for Biomedicine & Genetics (CBG)
A nationally renowned, technologically advanced manufacturing facility specializing in the rapid production of pharmaceutical-grade materials, the CBG fosters collaborations with other institutions and biopharmaceutical companies to develop and test promising new therapeutics.
 
Research Shared Services
Supporting both clinical and basic medical research, City of Hope’s Shared Resources Program offers investigators state-of-the-art services, from access to some of the world’s most advanced scientific and imaging technologies to the guidance of highly experienced administrative staff.
 
Graduate and Professional Education
 
Irell & Manella Graduate School of Biological Sciencesof City of Hope
With leading researchers serving as teachers and mentors, City of Hope’sIrell & Manella Graduate School of Biological Sciences offers a unique training ground for the next generation of scientists.
 
A select group of high school and university students spend 10 weeks conducting original biomedical research at City of Hope.
 
The Lee Graff Library provides a far-ranging catalog of scientific and biomedical journals and online databases, as well as a wide array of additional information and research services.
 
For the newly-minted Ph.D., choosing a postdoctoral position is a critical step in the career path of the serious researcher. Becoming a postdoctoral fellow at City of Hope offers the opportunity for intensive study with a mentor who will help you define your research focus, author important publications, and provide valuable guidance charting a career in academia or industry. The Postdoctoral Training Office (PTO)acts as liaison between postdoctoral fellows and faculty, administers benefits and support programs, and offerscareer counseling.
 
Fellowships and Residencies
Recognized worldwide for its innovative approaches to advancing science, City of Hope offers a number of hands-on fellowships and residencies in an array of areas, from cancer genetics and bone marrow transplantation to surgical oncology and molecular epidemiology.
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City of Hope strongly supports and values the uniqueness of all individuals and promotes a work environment where diversity is embraced.
 
City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background, and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Download our Diversity & Inclusion brochure.
Why I Chose City of Hope
Members of our institution's leadership and staff discuss what they experienced when arriving at the City of Hope campus, and the types of medical and research professionals that make this a unique place.
 
City of Hope es reconocido a nivel mundial por su investigación innovadora, que rápidamente convierte los avances que surgen del laboratorio en nuevas terapias prometedoras. También se reconoce por su atención compasiva.
Contact Department of Human Resources
City of Hope
Department of Human Resources
1500 East Duarte Road
Duarte, CA 91010
800-732-7150
626-301-8448 (fax)

Office Hours:
Monday thru Friday
7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

If you are a physician interested in working at
City of Hope, please send an email to:
MDCareers@coh.org.


NEWS & UPDATES
  • The lack of a practical way to produce and store enough stem cells for larger-scale therapies and clinical trials is creating a bottleneck in stem cell research. A new grant to City of Hope from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine will help solve that problem. The $899,728 grant, awarded Thursday...
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  • Equipping the immune system to fight cancer – a disease that thrives on mutations and circumventing the body’s natural defenses – is within reach. In fact, City of Hope researchers are testing one approach in clinical trials now. Scientists take a number of steps to turn cancer patients’ T cells – white b...
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  • When it comes to breast cancer risk, insulin levels may matter more than weight, new research has found. The study from Imperial College London School of Public Health, published in the journal Cancer Research, indicates that metabolic health – not a person’s weight or body mass index – increases breast cancer ...
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  • Surgery is vital in the treatment of cancer – it’s used to help diagnose, treat and even prevent the disease – so a new colorectal cancer study linking a decrease in surgeries for advanced cancer to increased survival rates may raise more questions than it answers for some patients. The surgery-and-surviv...
  • Age is the single greatest risk factor overall for cancer; our chances of developing the disease rise steeply after age 50. For geriatric oncology nurse Peggy Burhenn, the meaning is clear: Cancer is primarily a geriatric condition. That’s why she is forging inroads in the care of older adults with cancer. Burh...
  • One of American’s great sportscasters, Stuart Scott, passed away from recurrent cancer of the appendix at the young age of 49. His cancer was diagnosed when he was only 40 years old. It was found during an operation for appendicitis. His courageous fight against this disease began in 2007, resumed again with an...
  • When Homa Sadat found a lump in her breast at age 27, her gynecologist told her what many doctors say to young women: You’re too young to have breast cancer. With the lump dismissed as a harmless cyst, she didn’t think about it again until she was at a restaurant six months later and felt […]
  • What most people call a “bone marrow transplant” is not actually a transplant of bone marrow; it is instead the transplantation of what’s known as hematopoietic stem cells. Such cells are often taken from bone marrow, but not always. Hematopoietic stem cells are simply immature cells that can ...
  • Doctors have long known that women with a precancerous condition called atypical hyperplasia have an elevated risk of breast cancer. Now a new study has found that the risk is more serious than previously thought. Hyperplasia itself is an overgrowth of cells; atypical hyperplasia is an overgrowth in a distorted...